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Captain Jack's Airboat Tours

#7 of 34 Tours in Everglades City Features Animals
200 Collier Avenue, Everglades City, FL
+1 844-326-2628
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Fun Informative trip

Thank you Captain Jacob for a fun exciting and very informative tour of the Mangroves and... read more

Reviewed 4 January 2017
Rochester, Illinois
via mobile
Highlight of our trip

Last time we went to the Everglades, we didn't see any alligators. This time we booked an airboat... read more

Reviewed 4 January 2017
Rochester Hills, Michigan
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Go on a thrilling adventure through twisting mangrove tunnels on our signature Everglades airboat tour in Everglades City! Use a coupon on our website to visit our animal sanctuary for free, which includes a live alligator show and alligator hugs. Upgrade to a combo ticket to see more of the Everglades with a grassland airboat tour and swamp buggy forest tour.
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  • Average4%
  • Poor1%
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Hours Today: 09:00 - 17:00
Suggested Duration: 1-2 hours
200 Collier Avenue, Everglades City, FL
+1 844-326-2628
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Reviewed 4 January 2017 via mobile

Thank you Captain Jacob for a fun exciting and very informative tour of the Mangroves and Everglades. A perfect trip for teens!

Thank rockets12U
Reviewed 4 January 2017

Last time we went to the Everglades, we didn't see any alligators. This time we booked an airboat ride. We had Javier as our captain. Not only did we see alligators, Javier made it more enjoyable. He answered all our questions, and went out of...More

Thank 236aishie
Reviewed 3 January 2017 via mobile

This was a very exciting and fun boat ride through the swamps! Ladies, be sure to wear clothes that you don't mind getting a little bit dirty as the water splashes a bit and it's a little muddy. I wore a white shirt and it...More

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Reviewed 3 January 2017 via mobile

First time in the 'glades and first time on an airboat! They accommodated us close to closing time, thank you!! Captain Billy was funny, knowledgeable, witty and an amazing airboat captain. Zipping through the mangroves he had us all super thrilled and engaged for the...More

Thank A TripAdvisor Member
Reviewed 3 January 2017

We did the Airboat and Swamp Buggy tour. Both guides were local and knowledgeable about the plants and animals in the area. The rides were fun and exciting.

Thank H0ckeyDad55
Reviewed 2 January 2017

We took the Grasslands Combo tour with Captain Jack's. We had very short waits for the tours. Both captains were friendly and knowledgeable about the flora and fauna seen on the tour. In-ear narration would have been nice, but the overall experience was a lot...More

Thank ssdirotm
Reviewed 2 January 2017 via mobile

The airport ride was fabulous. Are airboat Captain was excellent. Every stop was well thought out and canals were interesting and exciting when gone down them at high speed. Afterwards you can go to the Animal Sanctuary however it was very disappointing as the enclosures...More

Thank Kcrews2007
Reviewed 2 January 2017

The airboat ride was good but not the best I've had in Everglades City. All my other rides have been with experienced locals. Our guide on our latest trip was from out of state and didn't have much info on what we were seeing. Had...More

Thank Judy N
EvergladesJacks, Manager at Captain Jack's Airboat Tours, responded to this reviewResponded 8 March 2017

We’re sorry to hear you didn’t get what you wanted from our captain. Our goal is for our captains to be safe, friendly, entertaining, and educational. We’ll share your comments with our captains. Thanks for your feedback.

Reviewed 1 January 2017

We chose Captain Jack's first because of the name and because of good reviews on tripadvisor. We were not disappointed. The mangrove tours was our first. The guide, Rob, was pleasant and well spoken. He knew his stuff and handled questions easily. Another couple on...More

1  Thank Paul S
Reviewed 1 January 2017 via mobile

I've never ridden in an airboat and this was so much fun! It was a pretty cool day , water was quite low and our captain Tony was superb! He was quite informative about the area and even did a couple of wheelies for us!...More

Thank wacotex
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Questions & AnswersAsk a question
Can anyone do the 'hug an alligator', do you have to book?
21 June 2017|
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Response from Ulrike F | Reviewed this property |
No booking required buuuuut the earlier the better less people
Iq se no info. One price We want to book 4 adlts and 2 kids age 16 and twelve between 4/14 & 4/17 After 11am
28 March 2017|
Response from TerryNh | Reviewed this property |
I can't give specifics on the pricing but Captain Jack's website states they offer discounts for 3+ people plus there are coupons available on their website for various combo tours. Suggest you call them to get pricing and... More